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Arab Film Festival 2015

Our Team


Serge Bakalian

Executive Director
serge (at) arabfilmfestival (dot) org

Deana Nassar
Artistic Director | Festival Programmer
deana (at) arabfilmfestival.org (dot) org

Alexander Farrow
Programming Associate

Alix Blevins
Programming Assistant

Danielle Parker
Development Associate

Brianna Nelson
Communications Associate

Nagham Wehbe
Los Angeles Coordinator

Yasmina Tawil
Cinemayyat Editor

Interns
Julianna Esparza
Mona Hadidi

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Reem Ateyeh, President
Maati Benmbarek, Treasurer
Ramiz Rafeedie, Secretary

Waleed Elgindy
Shadi Elkarra
Jess Ghannam
Emily Katz Kishawi
Jumana Muwafi
Jessica Semaan
Dena Takruri

ADVISORY BOARD

Hany Abu-Assad
Sam Blan
Peter Boyle
Mhamed Ibnabdeljalil
Mario Kassar
Asaad Kelada
Rashid Khalidi
Kathy Najimy
Kathy Saade Kenny
Dina Saba
Ghada Saliba-Malouf
Jack Shaheen
Tony Shalhoub
Naomi Shihab Nye
Joan Widdifield